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European Parliament members express their worries over alarming HR situation in IIOJK
July 31, 2021

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Sixteen members of the European Parliament have expressed their worries over the alarming human rights situation in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

In a letter that sent to President of the European Commission Ursula Von Der Leyen, and Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell, they said European Union must raise its voice against the violations of human rights affecting the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

They wrote that we members of the European Parliament are writing you to bring your attention to the alarming human rights and humanitarian situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

They also mentioned a debilitating lockdown" suffered by IIOJK since the revocation of its special status in 2019, and the restraints on the rights to movement, access to information, health care, education as well as free speech, intensified by the Covid-19 pandemic.